From Our Kitchens

From Our Kitchens

Merlyn’s PatisserieMerlyn’s Patisserie
Merlyn’s Patisserie

Great Lakes Culinary Institute alumni siblings fuse French and Filipino flavors in northwestern Michigan.

Jan 9, 2023 Spring 2023 issue
Archie's combines student brothers' talentsArchie's combines student brothers' talents
Archie's combines student brothers' talents

GLCI graduate Jon Petrie serves eclectic comfort pub food with his brother Nick inside the Workshop Brewery.

Jul 6, 2022 Summer 2022 Issue
Building our dreams togetherBuilding our dreams together
Building our dreams together

GLCI grad Natalie Crawford discusses opening two local restaurants in four years.

Jan 14, 2022 Spring 2022 Issue
American Dream come trueAmerican Dream come true
American Dream come true

A French native brings crêpes to Traverse City in the State Street Marketplace after studying at the Great Lakes Culinary Institute.

Jan 10, 2020 From Our Kitchens
Practice Practice PracticePractice Practice Practice
Practice Practice Practice

Chef Stephanie Wiitala of Sugar 2 Salt dishes on GLCI and restaurant life.

Jan 15, 2019 From Our Kitchens
The BoathouseThe Boathouse
The Boathouse

A fine dining restaurant located on West Grand Traverse Bay has strong ties to the Great Lakes Culinary Institute.

Feb 1, 2017 From Our Kitchens